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The companies will develop analytics tools and leverage the Syapse Learning Health Network in an effort to shorten the time to market for new cancer therapies.

Danaher is offering 11 million shares of its common stock at $123 per share and 1.5 million shares of its mandatory convertible preferred stock at $1,000 per share.

Danaher is financing the deal with $3 billion from an equity offering, cash on hand, and proceeds from an issuance of debt and/or new credit facilities.

Freshly minted as a "unicorn," the Utah healthcare data analytics powerhouse is building up a new life sciences division to aid biotech development and precision medicine.

The company, which employs 300 people, axed 30 jobs in the US and 25 jobs from its overseas operations as it refocuses on therapeutic development.

The Jamaican Lion strain was sequenced and assembled with DASH funding, and will be published via "crypto-incentivized, blockchain-recorded peer review."

Genetic and phenotypic data for Million Veteran Program participants led to loss-of-function changes in a gene inhibited by cilostazol.

Organizers of a data analysis challenge remain hopeful that a recent update to the Connectivity Map resource will lead to breakthroughs in DILI detection by next year.

Backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Polaris Partners, Camp4 hopes its high-resolution gene maps can shorten and remove risk from the drug development process.

Saturation mutagenesis of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum identified almost 2,700 essential genes during the blood stage of infection.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.